Australian news, and some related international items

Volcano erupts only 40 miles from Japanese nuclear power plant, and more eruptions predicted

Another powerful eruption observed at Mount Shinmoe , Japan Times, 5 Apr 18   Another powerful eruption was observed at Mount Shinmoe in southwestern Japan early Thursday, with ash sent spiralling into a plume around 5,000 meters high, the Meteorological Agency said.

The eruption at the 1,421-meter volcano that straddles Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures was the largest since March 25, according to the agency.

Mount Shinmoe erupted violently for the first time in about seven years on March 6, and the agency said a week later that it was expected to continue explosive eruptions for several months or more……..


April 6, 2018 - Posted by | General News

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